Geraldine Grealey
Geraldine Grealey

Geraldine Grealey

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Geraldine Grealey is Communications Manager for Africa at MasterCard. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Geraldine is responsible for supporting all external and internal communications, social media, Corporate Social Responsibility programs, and corporate events for MasterCard’s Sub-Saharan African and Southern African businesses.

Geraldine joined MasterCard in 2015 from FleishmanHillard (FH), a global communications agency, where she managed multinational communication campaigns for blue-chip clients and formed part of the leadership team within the Brand Marketing division of the agency.
Prior to her time at FH, Geraldine was a Senior Consultant for Tribeca Public Relations, where she played a leading role on the MasterCard communications account for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Southern Africa region.

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Mastercard have launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. 2KUZE, which in Swahili means “Let’s grow together,” enables farmers to buy, sell and receive payments for agricultural goods via their feature phones. The platform brings the benefits and security of mobile commerce and payments to farmers …
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Accra, Ghana – December 19, 2016 – Mastercard and Zenith Bank have extended their partnership in West Africa to now include Ghana. The agreement is geared towards issuing a suite of digital payment solutions that include prepaid, debit and credit cards which will be made available from December 14, 2016. The introduction of the suite …
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Lagos, Nigeria – October 31st, 2016 – The annual Mastercard Restaurant Week returns to Lagos offering an unforgettable dining experience from 4 to 25 November 2016. In partnership with Lost in Lagos, over 30 restaurants will participate, highlighting the incredible dining experiences available in the city. Now in its third year, Mastercard Restaurant Week provides …
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Lagos, Nigeria, October 10, 2016 – As part of the Mastercard Global Volunteer week activities, staff in Lagos joined a Youth for Technology training session to help mentor students at the RiverBank School in Victoria Island. The employees of the Mastercard Lagos office inspired the primary school children through real life recounts of their activities …
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Mastercard Innovation Forum 2016 Mastercard highlights the importance of innovation and the impact technology has on everyday life at the company’s annual Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary. Kicking off today, 27 September, the two day event will see over 300 delegates from across the Middle East and Africa and Europe join the conversation to explore …
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Working in partnership to modernise the Mauritian payment ecosystem To tweet this news, copy and paste: NEWS: #Mastercard & @mcbgroup introduce #contactless payment solution to #Mauritius  Port-Louis, 19 September 2016: Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) in partnership with Mastercard today announced the introduction of the first contactless card solution in the country. This will result in …
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World Economic Forum highlights importance of entrepreneurs to Africa’s development Tweet:<<#MasterCard @CNTR4growth commits up to $1 m to help Rwanda achieve #FinancialInclusion goals #Af16 http://news.mstr.cd/24UPNbW>> Kigali, Rwanda: May 13th, 2016 –The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growthcommits up to $1 million over the next three years to advance economic growth and financial inclusion in Rwanda. This …
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Raghu Malhotra, President, Middle East and Africa, MasterCard, signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CEO of Rwanda Development Board and Cabinet Member Francis Gatare.

Kigali, Rwanda: 12 May 2016 – The Government of Rwanda today announced a collaboration with MasterCard to fast-track the country’s move to include 90 percent of its citizens in the financial mainstream, as set out in its Vision 2020 strategy. In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by the CEO, Rwanda Development Board and Cabinet …
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At this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF), MasterCard is once again contributing by highlighting its commitment to developing cashless economies in Africa. The WEF theme of Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation is aligned with MasterCard’s approach to creating more inclusive payment ecosystems for all Africans.